JOIN US FOR A PRESENTATION BY LT. COL. DAVE CROSSMAN
In partnership with Northbrook School District 27 and
Friday, January 18, 2019 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Glenbrook North High School Center for Performing Arts
2300 Shermer Road, Northbrook, IL 60062 To register, CLICK HERE!
Lt. Col. Dave Grossman - Key Note Speaker
Initially, we will examine the magnitude of violent crimes in
the US and around the world, the factors that all school killers had in common,
and the role of media violence as a new factor contributing to the phenomenon.
Then we will address powerful new data demonstrating the
actual impact of media violence upon the brain
(Indiana University Brain Scan Study) and a powerful new study
demonstrating a significant reduction in violence and bullying through media
reduction (the Stanford SMART Curriculum). Finally we will address the role of
violent visual imagery (in TV, movies and video games) in causing the current
"virus of violence" in families, and in developed nations around the
Stephen C. Drum - Navy
SEAL Master Chief
Stephen Drum is a combat-tested Navy SEAL enlisted leader with
25 years of leading and developing high-performance teams. Stephen trained and
led U.S. and foreign partner special operations forces on high-risk and
strategically vital missions across the globe, including combat operations in
Iraq and Afghanistan. During this time in the SEAL Teams, he trained, mentored,
and advised U.S. and Foreign Partner Special Operations Forces at all levels of
Stephen recently co-developed and currently teaches mental
toughness training for Navy Basic Training
(Boot-camp). Stephen has personally trained thousands of
elite military soldiers and Navy SEAL candidates helping them to succeed in
some of the most demanding combat operations and training courses in the world.
He uses his unique leadership experience working with a wide
variety of cultures and age groups to effectively coach organizational leaders
on how to maximize collaboration, commitment, and enhance execution.
Dave Crossman, U.S. Army (Ret.) Director, Killology Research Croup
description of Lt. Col. Dave Crossman, Slate Magazine said, "Crossman cuts
such a heroic, omnicompetent figure, he could have stepped out of a video
game." He has five patents to his name, has published four novels, two
childrens' books, and six non-fiction book to include his "perennial
bestseller" On Killing and a New York Times best-selling book co-authored
by Glenn Beck.
He is a U.S.
Army Ranger, a paratrooper, and former West Point Psychology Professor. He has
a Black Belt in Hojutsu, the martial art of the firearm, and has been inducted
into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame.
Crossman's research was cited by the President of the United States in a
national address, and he has testified before the U.S. Senate, the U.S.
Congress, and numerous state legislatures. He has served as an expert witness
and consultant in state and Federal courts. He helped train mental health
professionals after the Jonesboro school massacre, and he was also involved in
counseling court cases in the aftermath of the Paducah, Springfield, Littleton
and Nickel Mines Amish school massacres.
Crossman has been called upon to write an entry on "Agression and
Violence" in the
Companion to American Military History, three entries in the Academic Press
Peace and Conflict and has presented papers before the national conventions of
the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association, the
American Psychological Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
retirement from the U.S. Army in 1998, he has been on the road almost 300 days
a year for over 19 years, as one of the nation's leading trainers in military,
law enforcement, mental health providers, and school safety organizations.
Col. Crossman is the director of Killology Research Croup (www.killology.com).
In the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, he has written and spoken
extensively on the terrorist threat, with articles published in the Harvard
Journal of Law and Civil Policy and many leading law enforcement journals, and
he has been inducted as a "Life Diplomat" by the American Board of
Certification in Homeland Security, and a "Life Member" of the
American College of Forensic Examiners Institute.